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Many of us down South load specialized shotshells for turkey hunting. What is your favorite hull in 12 ga., either 3" or 2 3/4"?Federal
 

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Yes.......The AA type hull is a good one, especially for the target shooter with AA wads. We don't use it due to its tapered inside as we use wad stacks. The AA wad is not the best over powder seal in .740" over bored barrels. In fact the only over powder wad we have that really works in these barrels is the Ballistic Products X12X. Since we use bulky slow burn powders, the AA hull great as it is, is not good for our applications.......Best Regards, James Edited by: Lex Talio at: 3/11/03 7:32:58 pm
 

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Bill.....As you know the supply Activ new hulls has been drying up for some time. I am convienced that the Activ line, both loaded and empty hulls, was some of the best out there.....it was a case where they just could not get onto good distribution on the wholesale level Have you called Ballistic Products? Sometimes they have some left, not enough to catalog, still sitting in dead stock. Friend Steve found a bunch of 2 3/4" on either Ebay or Gun Brokers. Best Regards, James
 

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Hello James: Yes, I tried BPI. They have none in the 3". I have roughly 300 new in the 2.75", but none left in the 3". That particular hull was a real winner in my book, and I am hoping to find a little supply out there somewhere. Thanks, Friend Bill
 

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For turkey hunting I would buy new Federal Premium shells. The 3" loads have 2 oz of buffered copper plated shot. No more of these "boomers" than I would shoot it would not be very cost effective for me to try to reload them.
 
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